- UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Biomedical Science, CA, 1999
Awards and Honors
Chancellor's Medallion Award, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994.
Michigan Association of Governing Boards Outstanding Student of the Year Award, 1994.
Greenfield Award, UCLA Department of Biomedical Physics. Awarded to student at top of the graduating class. 1998.
American College Medical Physics (ACMP) Outstanding Graduate Student Award. 1999.
Second Place Award, Young Investigator's Symposium. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting. 1999.
Annual ASTRO Refresher Course Instructor- Presented lectures on Photon Beam Dosimetry and Brachytherapy- the radiation physics curriculum is taught every two years. 2006.
AAPM Annual Summer School Invited Sepaker: "Monte Carlo and Image Guided Radiotherapy". 2006.
Monte Carlo Refresher Course Organizer and Presenter, AAPM Annual Meeting, Orland, FL: "Monte Carlo applications in conformal, IMRT and 4D clinical treatment planning: pitfalls and triumphs". 2006.
European Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) Annual Meeting. Invited Sepaker. Leipzig, Germany: "Is the Monte Carlo method efficient enough for routine clinical treatment planning?". 2006.
European Workgroup on Monte Carlo Treatment Planning (MCTP): Workshop on introducing MCTP into the clinic. Invited Speaker, Ghent, Belgium:" Summary of Issues associated with clinical implementation of Monte Carlo-based treatment planning: Report of the AAPM Task Group No. 105". 2006.